• What: Second Saturday Art Night.

• When: Saturday, 5 to 8 p.m.

• Where: Washington Street, downtown Sonora.

• Admission: Free.

Info: 2ndsaturdayartnight.org

The Sonora Chamber of Commerce and Second Saturday Art Night Committee will bring back some popular events this weekend in downtown Sonora.

Linoberg Art Mart, or LAM, will return during this month’s Second Saturday Art Night. Linoberg Street will be closed for the entire day, making a pedestrian walkway from the Sonora Farmers Market to Washington Street. Community blackboards — popular last summer with those who wanted to create some temporary artwork or write a message with chalk — will also be returning.

Starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, LAM will feature artists selling and doing demonstrations of their craft. Those include “make and take” projects for all ages, bonsai tips, costumes and more. LAM will return during each Second Saturday through September.

This month’s Art Night venues include:

Sharon Malone Lingerie will feature the country music of Jim DeGlopper and Bobby Richie.

Aloft Art Gallery will continue to have its Board of Directors as the “Artists in the Window.” Art strollers will be able to meet them and see all the newly hung art on the walls.

House O’Beauty Art Salon will present the art of Stacy Hay and Reggie Hein in a show titled “Interrobang.”

Legends will host music by Rhythm Infuse.

Funky Junk will welcome The Free Radicals, who will have their new CD available.

Rustic Roses will host musician Sandy Shoor at its new location.

Sonora Tap Room will present music by Nathan Ignacio and photography by Austin Banks. Born and raised in Tuolumne County, Banks grew up enjoying the outdoors and the close-knit community. “At a young age I became interested in photography to the verge of obsession,” he said. “It wasn’t until a few years ago that I decided to start sharing my work/passion with others. Today, I am happy to be running my own photography business in the community that raised me.” He said it’s his goal to “capture moments, people and places in a way that moves people.”

Joan’s Boutique will host Highway 49 Revisited, featuring Sonora residents Gary Linehan on guitar and vocals and Sean Brennan on guitar, mandolin, harmonica and vocals. The duo plays the music of Bob Dylan, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. Their repertoire spans all 50-plus years of Dylan’s career, including the famous and the forgotten, the classics and the confounding.

Ventana Gallery will showcase artwork by longtime painter Barbara Conley. Her primary medium is acrylic, but she uses it in such a way that it is often mistaken for oil. Conley enjoys painting old buildings and scenes of the Sierra foothills.

Bradford Studio B will feature Irene Deaver this month. The gallery, which can be found on the top floor above the Ventana Gallery, will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Additionally, Sonora’s historic Red Church, at the northern end of Washington Street, will be open for tours as will the nearby Veterans Hall and Museum.

This summer’s “After 8” concerts in downtown Sonora’s Coffill Park will kick off Saturday with Chains Required. The band is comprised of local musicians who enjoy entertaining with tunes spanning from the 1960s to present. Central to the band is a four-piece horn section, backed by a rhythm section and two singers.

The free concert starts at 8 p.m., and there will be a no-host bar.

Second Saturday Art Night is a monthly event sponsored by the Second Saturday Art Night Committee and the Sonora Chamber of Commerce working in partnership with local businesses and the arts community to celebrate the region’s creative spark.

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